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The BBC and Funding

Michael Tracey

in The Decline and Fall of Public Service Broadcasting

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159254
eISBN:
9780191673573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159254.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The agony of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) was only just beginning, a slow but relentless assault on the political and fiscal integrity of the Corporation by a Conservative government ... More


 From Mein Kampf to Google

Neil Weinstock Netanel

in Copyright's Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195137620
eISBN:
9780199871629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137620.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

For some, copyright's speech burdens are painfully obvious. But many others do not perceive that copyright poses any serious conflict with freedom of speech.This Chapter presents some illustrative ... More


Measuring Payments for the Supply and Use of Intellectual Property

Carol A. Robbins

in International Trade in Services and Intangibles in the Era of Globalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226709598
eISBN:
9780226709604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226709604.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter provides the first detailed estimation of U.S. corporate income from the use of intellectual property, commonly called royalties and licensing fees. The findings reveal that transactions ... More


Reinventing the BBC in the 1950s

Michael Tracey

in The Decline and Fall of Public Service Broadcasting

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159254
eISBN:
9780191673573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159254.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

While the scale of current events may be unprecedented, they are far from unique. Step back 30 years and consider how the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responded to new circumstances, to ... More


Freedom of Choice: Public-Service Broadcasting and the BBC: The James MacTaggart Lecture 2003

Tony Ball

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, former chief executive of BSkyB, cites a National Opinion Poll survey indicating that the BBC licence fee no longer represents good value for money. With BSkyB, at the ... More


“Transportation by Taxation”

Paul Sabin

in Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter concentrates on transportation finance. The enormous energy demands of the motor vehicle revolution prompts the central question of this chapter: Why did highways replace mass transit so ... More


A Glorious Future: Quality Broadcasting in the Digital Age: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1996

John Birt

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0020
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, former director general of the BBC, outlines his vision for the BBC in the digital age. He begins by listing the BBC's major achievements and concludes with a plea for an ... More


The Future of the BBC: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1992

Michael Grade

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, chairman of the BBC Board of Governors after 2004, analyses the finances, management and programming of the BBC following a period of robust clashes with the Thatcher ... More


TV Advertising for All Seasons

Tess Alps

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents the author's personal interpretation of public service broadcasting (PSB), dissects the relationship between advertising and public service broadcasters, and uses some of ... More


The Mobile Makes Its Mark

Lara Srivastava

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter discusses the implications of mobile communication growth for developing countries and the importance of mobile phones in personal life, along with the growth of messaging services such ... More


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